5th Grade Environmental Project

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Mount Madonna Students Receive EPA Youth Award

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 7/20/2019, Mount Madonna students receive EPA youth award | Name dropping.” The United States Environmental Protection Agency selected the 2017-18 fifth-grade class at Mount Madonna School in Watsonville to receive the President’s Environmental Youth Award for its work to…

India West: MMS Students to Receive President’s Environmental Youth Award for Their Efforts to Protect Humpback Whales

India West, 6/1/2019, “MMS Students to Receive President’s Environmental Youth Award for Their Efforts to Protect Humpback Whales.” The United States Environmental Protection Agency has selected the 2017-18 fifth grade class at Mount Madonna School to receive the President’s Environmental Youth Award…

Students to Receive the President’s Environmental Youth Award for Their Efforts to Protect Humpback Whales

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected the 2017-18 fifth grade class at Mount Madonna School (MMS) in Watsonville to receive the President’s Environmental Youth Award (PEYA) for their work to fight environmental threats faced by humpback whales. The awards…

International Otter Survival Fund newsletter: Children Helping Monitor Sea Otter Disturbance in California

International Otter Survival Fund newsletter, number 97, January 2019, “Children helping monitor sea otter disturbance in California.” This organization is based on the Isle of Skye near Scotland’s northwest coast. Fifth graders from Mount Madonna School joined a Sea Otter Savvy programme…

Environmental “Rockstars”: Elementary and High School Students Invited to Attend WE Day

When Emi Lord and her fifth grade classmates walk the red carpet at The Forum in Inglewood in a couple weeks, not only will her class’s environmental project on humpback whales be on her mind – after all that what’s earned the…

Playing Around: Fifth Graders Use Original Games to Educate Public at Whalefest

Mount Madonna School (MMS) fifth graders recently participated in the annual two-day Whalefest Monterey event. This weekend field trip provided the students with an opportunity to educate the public about humpback whales. They were invited to participate by Peggy Stap and hosted…